Connecticut Downs Yale 80-62 - Match Report
|Connecticut Downs Yale 80-62 - Match Report|
Connecticut grabbed an 80-62 win over Yale on Monday, behind an 18-point effort from Omar Calhoun at Gampel Pavilion.
Bettors who backed Connecticut were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 15.5 at sportsbooks.
Connecticut got 15 points from Niels Giffey and another 14 points from Ryan Boatright. Shabazz Napier contributed 10 assists, while Shabazz Napier cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Yale got 17 points from Justin Sears in a losing cause and another 15 points from Javier Duren. Javier Duren contributed 4 assists for them, while Justin Sears had 10 rebounds.
Connecticut led at halftime, 39-24.
Yale won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-31.